Supported by industry heavyweights

The BMJ Industry Awards is supported by a line-up of industry heavyweights. To find out how your brand can get involved, contact us.

Throughout the world ACO is recognised as a world leader in the design, development and implementation of sustainable surface water management systems.

Through client-based research and constant innovation, ACO Water Management has evolved from its origins in line drainage to an award-winning supplier of an unrivalled range of products and support services that provide the complete and effective management of surface water: from system design through collection, cleaning, storing and on-site source control allowing the safe release of run-off back to natural watercourses.

Covering applications as diverse as retail and commercial developments to major national transport and infrastructure projects, the ACO Water Management range assures industry leading sustainable drainage performance and environmental protection.

The range includes high performance surface water drainage systems, award-winning attenuation and infiltration solutions, as well as hydrocarbon separators and vortex flow control systems. For more information visit

Hanson Cement & Hanson Packed Products are divisions of Hanson UK. The total business is split into four business lines – cement, aggregates, concrete, asphalt and contracting – which together operate around 300 manufacturing sites and employ over 3,500 people. We are part of the HeidelbergCement Group, which has leading global positions in aggregates, cement and concrete.

We’re proud to offer our customers:

  • The broadest range of packed products in the industry – from cement and concrete, to a wide range of both decorative and base aggregates.
  • Products that are durable, reliable and guaranteed to give you the perfect finish.
  • One point of contact for our full range of products.
  • Cement with low CO2 which is achieved through the extensive use of alternative energy sources during production, coupled with highly efficient kilns.

Our constant programme of innovation has resulted in recent launches of the toughest paper cement bag on the market, new ready-to-use Postfixing concrete and the Hanson Merchant Academy, an online training tool to help merchants grow their product knowledge and provide even better customer service.


Knauf Insulation is the UK’s leading provider of high performance, sustainable Glass and Rock Mineral Wool insulation solutions. With more than 40 years of experience in the insulation industry, it is one of the fastest growing and most respected names in insulation worldwide.

In the UK, the company employs over 500 people at its manufacturing plants in Cwmbran, Queensferry and St Helens.

Knauf Insulation’s mission is to challenge conventional thinking and create innovative insulation solutions that shape the way we live and build in the future, with care for the people who make them, the people who use them and the world we all depend on.

Its vision is to lead the change in smarter insulation solutions for a better world. Its aspiration is to be the world’s most trusted insulation partner providing high performing and smart insulation solutions and services for a better world.

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Lakes is a leading manufacturer of innovative showering spaces, selling exclusively through builders’ and plumbers’ merchants, and retail bathroom stockists.

Established in 1986, the independent family-run business has built a strong reputation for first-class customer service, speed of delivery, and suppling innovative solutions. Its products range from timeless classics to contemporary designs.

Innovations include Lakes’ optically superior PureVueHD glass and AllClear® stay-clean coating.

ROCKWOOL Limited is part of the ROCKWOOL Group. With one factory based in Bridgend, South Wales and over 500 employees across the UK, we are the local organisation offering a full range of high-performing and sustainable insulation products for the construction industry.

At ROCKWOOL, we are committed to enriching the lives of everyone who experiences our product solutions. Our expertise is perfectly suited to tackle many of today’s biggest sustainability and development challenges, from energy consumption to noise pollution and fire resilience. Our product range reflects the diversity of the world’s needs, while supporting our stakeholders in reducing their own carbon footprint.

Stone wool is a versatile material and forms the basis of all our businesses across the ROCKWOOL group. With more than 11,000 passionate colleagues in over 39 countries, we are the world leader in stone wool solutions, from building insulation to acoustic ceilings, external cladding systems to horticultural solutions, engineered fibres for industrial use to insulation for the process industry and marine & offshore.